Pain Physiology and the Pain Experience


Course Description

Course Description:

A good understanding of the physiology of pain is basic to effective pain management. This course presents important aspects of how pain is processed by the body, from peripheral nociception to central perception. The concept of pain physiology is expanded through presentation of the Neuromatrix Model of pain which encompasses the latest evidence about how we feel pain and why it is so variable among individuals. A brief look at how this updated information affects standards of care for healthcare professionals is included.

Contact Hours: 2
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate